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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 29th- October 5th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of September 29th- October 5th.

09/29/2014

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Outrage Erupts After Justin Bieber Writes He Hopes Anne Frank Would Be ‘Belieber’

Justin Bieber drew harsh consternation this weekend, after leaving a message in the guestbook at the Anne Frank House in the Netherlands hoping that the diarist and Holocaust victim would have been a “Belieber.”

04/14/2013

Tribeca's newest museum is simply called "Museum." (credit: Twitter.com/mmuseumm)

Mobile Couch: Tribeca’s Newest Museum

Tribeca’s newest museum, which is built into an abandoned freight elevator and accessible only down a dark alleyway, is simply called Museum.

03/13/2013

Rendering of the 9/11 Museum (credit: National September 11 Memorial & Museum)

9/11 Families Express Anger And Frustration Over Absence Of Museum At Ground Zero

Families of 9/11 victims have expressed anger and disappointment that another anniversary will pass without a museum at Ground Zero.

09/09/2012

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The Met’s Best Blues: Six Paintings At The Metropolitan Museum of Art That Will Cool You Off

It’s no secret, of course, that museums carefully regulate their temperatures to protect their treasures. This climate control makes museums an excellent option for escaping New York City’s heat and humidity. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can get even cooler by seeking out its bluest, chilliest paintings.

CBS New York–07/31/2012

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Historical Institutions Collect Occupy Wall Street Artifacts

More than a half-dozen major museums and organizations from the Smithsonian Institution to the New York Historical Society have been avidly collecting materials produced by the Occupy movement.

12/24/2011

New-York Historical Society - New York, NY (file / credit: NYHS)

New-York Historical Society Reopens After $65 Million Renovation

New York City’s oldest museum has shed its vault-like exterior for a luminous facade that invites the public to peer in, explore its vast treasures and experience them like never before through loads of new and fun interactive features.

11/11/2011

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Culture For Free: How To Museum Hop Without Opening Your Wallet

Just because you are broke, doesn’t mean you can’t have an afternoon of culture in New York City. Here are a few of our favorites.

10/10/2011

A woman looks at a portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette at the New York Historical Society - New York, NY - Dec 7, 2007 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

New York Historical Society To Close For Renovation

The New-York Historical Society is closing its galleries for nine months to complete the last phase of a $65 million renovation of its 1904 building.

01/28/2011

Japanese Fashion (credit: CBS 2)

At The Museum: Japanese Fashion

Style makes a bold statement in Japan, from the unstructured to Gothic and costume and everything in between. It’s a fun and funky fashion show right in midtown Manhattan.

01/16/2011

Joan Miro

MET Showcases Spanish Artist’s Dutch Depictions

Everyday classic Dutch life becomes abstract on a Spanish painter’s canvas. CBS 2’s Dana Tyler has more at the MET in an exhibition called “Miro: The Dutch Interiors.”

11/14/2010

Roman Mosaic

MET Showcases Roman Art

Construction of a highway in Israel revealed a piece of ancient history that was hidden for centuries.

11/07/2010

"Daisy" the cow is seen at the Queens County Farm Museum - Queens, NY - File / Photo: Queens County Farm Museum

Stories From Main Street: Floral Park, Queens

It’s harvest time in New York City.

10/18/2010

The Whitney Museum of American Art - Madison Avenue - New York, NY - Jul 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Whitney Museum Of American Art Sells 8 Buildings

The fate of the Marcel Breuer-designed museum on Madison Avenue is uncertain.

10/15/2010

Japanese fashion exhibit at FIT. (credit: CBS 2)

At The Museum: Japanese Fashion

NEW YORK (CBS 2) — From punk to gothic and everything in between, CBS 2HD’s Dana Tyler takes us to a funky and wild exhibition at the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

10/03/2010